Woman of the Week: March 8, 2017 – Sandi Brooks

1. What’s your name? Sandii Mellissa Brooks

2. What’s your relationship with the prison system? My husband is in there

3. How long have you known/been involved with this person? Did you know them previous to incarceration or did you mwi? 2 1/2 years

4. How often do you see/ talk to your loved one? almost every day

5. What would be the #1 hardest thing you have dealt with while your loved one is serving time?  my depression

6. How have support networks helped you through this? check on me all of the time

7. What advice would you give to someone else in your position? this is only temporary and its always one day closer

8. What is your favorite thing about your loved one?  he’s so funny

9. What is one thing you do to maintain a closeness in this relationship? letters and conversation

10. What has been something positive that your loved one or you have gained from this experience? I’ve gotten stronger

11. And is there anything else you would like everyone to know? Stay strong, this time is only temporary.  You can do it

12. What’s something you like about The Visiting Room? What would you like to see more of?

13. What question would you like to ask the other ladies?